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Thursday, 25 June 2015

Figure of disabled aspirants at DU goes up by 70%

The number of candidates for Delhi University`s persons with disability quota has risen by over 70% this year. There are a total of 1,031 candidates in all three disability categories—blindness and low vision (460), hearing impairment (137) and locomotor disability and cerebral palsy (434)—combined, a sharp increase from 2014`s 600-odd. However, even if all 1,031 find seats in DU, there would still be vacancies in the persons with disability quota which is 3% of the total—54,000—undergraduate seats.

The Equal Opportunity Cell will study the marks scored by these applicants and is planning to write to the Dean Students` Welfare "to direct college to keep cut-offs for reserved categories realistic". "There may be just a few students in the 95% and above group but colleges set cutoffs with only them in mind. At some colleges, the first cut-off for PWD candidates is only a few percentage points lower than what it is for general-category," says Bipin Tiwary, OSD-EOC.

For instance, Atma Ram Sanatan Dharma College`s computer science cut-off was 98-100% for general category... 

Source: nyoooz, 21st June 2015 

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